Anthropology (Minor)

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The minor program in anthropology provides students with a great deal of flexibility in selecting courses. The program has been designed to allow students to focus on areas within the discipline that articulate well with their major. All students interested in the anthropology minor are encouraged to discuss the available options with a School of Human Evolution and Social Change undergraduate advisor.

Program Offered

Anthropology (Minor)

Offered by
The College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Location
Tempe, Online

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Program Requirements

The anthropology minor requires a minimum of 18 credit hours, at least 12 of which must be upper-division. Only courses completed with a grade of "C" (2.00 on a 4.00 scale) can be used to fulfill minor requirements.
Required Introductory Courses (choose two) -- 6 credit hours
Upper Division Subfield Courses -- 12 credit hours
Students choose 12 upper-division credit hours from the subfields of archaeology, evolutionary anthropology and sociocultural anthropology (including linguistics). The particular required introductory courses selected may limit the courses available for use as subfield courses. At least two of the three subfields must be represented. (12)
Archaeology Subfield
Physical Subfield
Sociocultural Subfield
Depending on a student's undergraduate program of study, prerequisite courses may be needed in order to complete the requirements of this minor.